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Plextor M6e PCIe M.2 SSD Review – RAID Tested at 1.4GB/s

Some time ago, we conducted a review of a new PCIe Card called the IOSwitch Raijin and it was constructed of a M.2 to PCIe x4 adapter, along with the Plextor M6e native PCIe M.2 (NGFF) 256GB SSD.  At the time, the M6e was an unreleased SSD and it seemed that even Plextor was caught off guard at the publicity …

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LaCie Little Big Disk ThunderBolt 2 Achieves Wicked Speed With 2 x XP941 PCIe M.2 SSDs in RAID 0 – Pepcom Las Vegas 2014 Update

La Cie, a recent acquisition of our friends at Seagate, pulled off what just might be the storage highlight of CES this evening at Pepcom Las Vegas 2014.  Using, not one but, two Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 SSDs in a RAID 0 format, they were able to achieve well over 1GB/s using their new Little Big Disk ThunderBolt 2 External …

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Samsung Displays Series 9 UltraBook Containing 1GB/s Speed PCIe M.2 SSD – Pepcom Las Vegas 2014 Update

I had almost thought I might never see it and truly can’t stand by what might happen down the road, but Samsung had their ‘pre-production’ Series 9 ultrabook on display at Pepcom with it’s own Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 SSD, performing at 1GB/s.  To those not familiar with Samsung, they value their business relationships dearly and the XP941 PCIe SSD …

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Understanding M.2 NGFF SSD Standardization (Or The Lack Of)

So I am a few thousand miles above beautiful California and the 2013 LSI Accelerating Innovations Summit. I can’t help but reflect on the confusion that still exists concerning the standardization of M.2 SSDs, regardless of how many times we try to explain this in our reports (1, 2, 3).  If you are confused and not an industry professional, don’t …

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